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Bug 21814 - Validator Tells Me I'm Missing things that I know are there.
Summary: Validator Tells Me I'm Missing things that I know are there.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Website (show other bugs)
Version: 1.0
Hardware: Macintosh MacOS X
: P2 major
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-24 15:18 UTC by Anthony
Modified: 2018-05-09 20:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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jordancarrillo530: needinfo+

the source of my web page (7.13 KB, text/html)
2013-04-24 15:18 UTC, Anthony

Description Anthony 2013-04-24 15:18:59 UTC
Created attachment 1350 [details]
the source of my web page

Well, here are three errors that I get from the validator on my page,

1. Line 1, Column 1: no document type declaration; implying "<!DOCTYPE HTML SYSTEM>"

2. Line 1, Column 138: end tag for "HEAD" which is not finished

3. Line 1, Column 145: end tag for "HTML" which is not finished

Now, for the four warnings:

1. Unable to Determine Parse Mode!

2. No DOCTYPE found! Checking with default HTML 4.01 Transitional Document Type.

3. No Character encoding declared at document level

4. No Character Encoding Found! Falling back to UTF-8.

As you can see in the file I have enclosed, 

1. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"

2. <html xmlns="">

3. <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/xhtml+xml; charset=UTF-8" />

4. both <head> and <html> are quite closed.

** The last time I validated this page using your system, it told me it was well formed. Now all of a sudden, it has errors, when I changed nothing.